Tag Archives: Jim Brochu

HIGHLIGHTS: Broadway Backwards 2013

Monday night I attended Broadway Backwards, the annual benefit show by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which was wonderfully led by Tony Sheldon and my pal Jim Brochu, who played lonely older gay men looking for love in a world where most of their peers are gone due to AIDS. (Brochu was really looking, Sheldon was in denial and still mourning ...

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Jim Brochu Wins Drama Desk Award

JMG reader Jim Brochu won the Drama Desk Award last night for Outstanding Solo Performance for his stunning turn as Zero Mostel in the one-man show, Zero Hour. At the podium, Jim thanked his husband of 25 years, Steve Schalchlin (also a JMG reader!) Congrats to both! Watch Jim’s funny and touching speech below. RELATED: Other winners are here. Of ...

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Jim Brochu Rings NASDAQ Closing Bell

Yesterday JMG reader Jim Brochu rang the closing bell at NASDAQ in recognition of his critically raved performance in his Off Broadway one man show tribute to Zero Mostel, Zero Hour, which is now running at the DR2 Theater. Jim’s partner, Steve Schalchlin, recently had his show New World Waking! performed by the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus. Get tickets ...

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Broadway Friday

-Rocker Reeve Carney has been named as the title lead for Spider-Man: The Musical. The lavish but troubled $40M production is scheduled to open sometime next year. Music by Bono and the Edge. -Green Day’s American Idiot musical is headed for Broadway after this weekend’s close of its Berkeley debut. No theater or opening date has been announced. -Dame Edna ...

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Broadway Friday

– Spider-Man: The Musical, the most expensive spectacular in Broadway history, is in trouble. The NYT reports that opening day has been put on hold and that stars Alan Cumming and Evan Rachel Wood have been released from their contracts. Producers insist the show will open as planned on February 25th once “cash flow problems have been resolved.” – Equity ...

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